IncWell's partner is interested in replacing currently used actuatation motors in automotive seating applications with innovative new approaches.
Powered seat adjustments were first introduced in the late 1940s. There are typically 5 (or more) motors per seat and deliver the needed high speed and torque for seat motion. The placement of motors is dictated by instances of availability of packaging space. As a result, they can frequently be spaced out over the seat structure. Typical motor applications are 3 units in a 6-way power track, one for the seat recliner, and 1-2 for a back lumbar system.
IncWell's partner is seeking alternate ways seat actuation and movement can be accomplished, all with the aim of reducing cost and maintaining performance.
IncWell's partner is interested in innovative and cost-effective methods to achieve seat motion, including non-traditional ways such as:
When responding to this request, please be sure to provide a non-confidential description of the technology or solution you propose along with information regarding your alignment with the Key Success Criteria as well as your desired business relationship with IncWell's partner.